Auguste, Toussaint (b. 1925)



Toussaint Auguste, born in Leogane, Haiti in 1925. Mr. Auguste was an early member of the Centre d'Art, joining in 1946, and was one of the artists selected to paint the landmark murals in the Trinity Cathedral in 1951. He was among the early painters working at the Centre d'Art in Port-au-Prince. Considered one of the First Generation painters, examples of his work can be found in many museums including in the permanent collections of the Musee d'Art Haitien du College Saint Pierre in Port-au-Prince, Haiti , the Davenport Museum of Art in Iowa, and the Milwaukee Museum of Art.

Centre-dArt
Untitled (Donkeys to Market), 1951
Untitled (Donkeys to Market), 1951
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Kay and Roderick Heller Collection
Adam and Eve, 1952
Adam and Eve, 1952
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The Lost Lamb, 1955
The Lost Lamb, 1955
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Patrick Jamieson Collection
Vodou Table, 1950
Vodou Table, 1950
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Gessen Collection
Ceremony of the Breads, 1950s
Ceremony of the Breads, 1950s
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Gessen Collection
Possessed by Papa Zaka, 1953
Possessed by Papa Zaka, 1953
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Island On Fire: Jonathan Demme
Three Snakes and Eleven Goats, 1955
Three Snakes and Eleven Goats, 1955
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Island On Fire: Jonathan Demme
Cavaliers, 1950
Cavaliers, 1950
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Beverly and John Fox Sullivan